Clarion Hotel Palm Island Indoor Waterpark
8250 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: (585) 344-2100
Fax: (585) 344-0238
Batavia Downs is the oldest lighted racetrack in North America. Started in 1939, this facility features a half-mile oval racetrack with Euro-style rails. Live harness racing is featured July through December. Operated by Western Region Off Track Betting, the racetrack also has simulcasts from North America’s top tracks seven days a week. The second floor of the facility has 150 TVs to watch your favorite races. Batavia Downs Casino features video lottery terminals and 586 gaming machines. Food is available in the Grandstand Bar and Grill. The menu features homemade soups, like western cheddar cheese soup and artichoke, tomato, and roasted red pepper soup. Other selections include deli sandwiches, wraps, chicken fingers, and burgers, as well as a Friday fish fry, ribs, pork chops, steaks, seafood, and pasta. -Christine A. Smyczynski
Dwyer Stadium was newly built on its old counterpart which was essentially an old ballpark. The stadium is one of the premier place for football and baseball matches now and is very popular among the sports fans. The stadium is the home ground of the Batavia Muckdogs and is also used to host Junior League Matches. If you are interested in sports, Dwyer Stadium is a must go for the exciting tournaments that it hosts.
Professional baseball in Batavia operated by the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings. They offer family-oriented, affordable entertainment.
The focal point of Genesee's Center for the Arts is the Stuart Steiner Theatre - a 328 seat theatre and performing arts stage. The Center features dramatic productions, concerts, literary, readings, dances, lectures and exhibits. Many performances are hosted by the Forum Players, the College's drama society, as well as internationally-known productions.
Area 51 is one of NY's premier motocross racing destinations.
Stuart Steiner Theater at Genesee Community College is a center for music, dance, drama, literary events and other performing arts. This theater is well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and services. There are technically sound studios, music library, commercial arts rooms and so on. The theater hosts many Broadway plays and theatricals here. Students here are well trained and offered courses in fine arts, speech, production, speech and so on. The theater surely provides a lucrative platform for budding talent.
An eclectic event space, the Holiday Hollow is a one-of-its-kind venue. The place hosts a bunch of fun events and parties like Halloween events, Christmas celebrations and theme parties. Besides, you can also check out performance by several artists that makes for quality entertainment. The place also has a hall within its premises which is used to host weddings and tea tasting sessions. If you are in the city and want to do something memorable, a trip to the Holiday Hollow ensures that you have something interesting to remember.
This 20,000-seat performing arts center in the Darien Lake entertainment complex attracts national and international acts for both Canadians as well as Yanks. For those intending to catch a concert, the complex has its own hotel — the Lodge on the Lake — as well as several restaurants and places to grab a drink. Check website for complete calendar of their summer concert series and for other information.
As the summer winds blow by, the County Fairgrounds opens up its large, grassy fields to welcome the annual fair. The Ground transforms itself into a complete entertainment venue for people of all age groups. People try their hands at varied activities, partake in talent shows, karaoke challenges or simply sit laid-back watching the beauty of the fairgrounds. This summer get to this happening destination with your whole family and enjoy music, food and non-stop entertainment.
The Medina Stone Farm is actually an ancient farm that is spread over 90 acres of land. The place offers guided tours, events and gigs that are fun to attend. There are plenty of entertainment options here including a dinner theater, barn dance and train rides. There are different packages of guided tours available as well so that you can choose as per your liking. If you are completely impressed with the place and want to spend some more time here, you can stay overnight at their bed and breakfast option. To know more about them, check the website.
This popular orchestra offers free outdoor concerts on Sundays in the Clarence Town Park.
The Wyoming County International Speedway is a popular racing track and has been serving racing enthusiasts since 1959. Apart from racing competitions, it also hosts benefit races that assist charitable organizations. For event updates, check website.